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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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"Union Station tracks, Washington, circa 1920." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Haunting Old Photo of Tracks Near Union Station

This old photo shows the tracks near Union Station in 1920. Source: Flickr

  • Didn’t they tear down Francis Scott Key’s Georgetown house to make way for Key Bridge?

  • Paul Wahler

    The photo was taken from the C&O canal bridge. You can see a part of a timber in the bottom of the frame.